Borgess Health again nationally recognized for performance and integration

Filed under Achievements, Borgess Health

Borgess Health has been nationally recognized for its healthcare network performance and integration eight times in the last decade.

Borgess is once again included in the national ranking of integrated health systems this year.

The announcement was made in the January 24, 2011 Modern Healthcare:  Borgess is among the 2011 SDI Integrated Health Network (IHN) 100.

SDI rates healthcare networks on their performance level and degree of integration.

Health systems are rated in eight areas.  Here are the eight along with some of the indicators used for the ratings:

  • Services and Access
    • Inpatient Services
    • Breadth of Coverage
    • Quality of Service
  • Integration
  • Disease Management
  • Case Management
  • Continuum of Care
  • Pharmacy Formulary
  • Physicians
  • Physician Offerings
  • Physician Affiliations
    • Hospital Utilization
    • Occupancy
    • Severity adjusted length of stay
      • Outpatient Utilization
        • Outpatient Visits
        • Integrated Technology
          • Ability to Access Information from any site
          • Linked Real Time to Central Medical Records
        • Information Systems Integration Levels
        • Financial Stability
          • Long-Term Debt-to-Capitalization Ratio
        • Operating Margin
    • Contract Capabilities
      • Network-wide Managed Care Contracts
        • Capitated Managed Care Contracts
        • Integrated Purchasing Programs

SDI is a national leader in data analysis and healthcare information solutions.

More information on the IHN 100 is found at modernhealthcare.com (at the site, use the search term “IHN 100” to find the article).  Additional analysis and details are available at sdihealth.com.

About Borgess Health

Borgess Health is a health system that offers high quality care in such areas as cardiovascular, neurosciences, orthopedics, vascular surgery, women’s health, primary care, emergency medicine, bariatrics, imaging, and long-term acute care. Borgess Health includes Borgess Medical Center, Borgess-Pipp Hospital, Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital, Borgess at Woodbridge Hills, Borgess Visiting Nurse & Hospice, Borgess VNA Home Health & Hospice (now part of Reverence Home Health & Hospice), Borgess Staffing Solutions, Borgess Health & Fitness Center, Borgess Gardens and many additional owned or affiliated services. The 123-year-old health ministry serves residents of 10 counties. It is one of the area’s largest health care providers and also is one of the largest employers. Borgess Health is a member of Ascension Health, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system.